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Information for Patients

Uveitis is not a single disease and there is no single "best" treatment. Information on the various causes of ocular inflammatory disease and available treatments are available below.

Also see our Frequently Asked Questions section for a discussion of broader topics related to uveitis.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Acute Anterior Uveitis

AIDS (See Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Autoimmune Diseases

Azathioprine


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Behcet's Disease

Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph (Web Page)

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Cat Scratch Disease

Cataract

CellCept See Mycophenolate mofetil

Chlorambucil

Chronic Anterior Uveitis (See Uveitis, Anterior, Chronic)

Corticosteroids

  • Ophthalmic (Drops or Ointment)
  • Systemic (Pills, Intravenous, or Intramuscular)

Cyclophosphamide

Cyclosporine

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis


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Enbrel See Etanercept

Etanercept


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Fuchs Heterochromic Iridocyclitis


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Gamma globulin

Glaucoma


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Herpes Simplex

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

Histoplasmosis

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

HIV (See Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

HLA-B27 Associated Disease

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (See Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)


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Immune System

Infliximab Interferon alpha 2a

Iritis


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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)


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Lupus (See Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

Lyme Disease

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation
  • MEDLINE plus (National Institutes of Health)

Lymphoma, Intraocular See Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma


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Methotrexate

Mooren's Ulcer

Mycophenolate mofetil


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Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid


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Pars plana vitrectomy

Pars Planitis See Uveitis, Intermediate

Posner-Schlossman Syndrome

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma


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Reiter's Syndrome

Remicade (See Infliximab)

Retinal Vasculitis (See Vasculitis, Retinal)


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Sarcoidosis

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation
  • MEDLINEplus (National Institutes of Health)

Scleritis

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

Serpiginous Choroidopathy

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Shingles (See Herpes Zoster)

Surgery, Uveitis after

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

Sympathetic Ophthalmia

Syphilis

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus)

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation
  • MEDLINEplus (National Institutes of Health)

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Tacrolimus

Toxoplasmosis

Tuberculosis

Tubulointerstitial Nephritis and Uveitis

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

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Uveitis

Uveitis, Anterior, Acute

Uveitis, Anterior, Chronic

Uveitis, Intermediate

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

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Vasculitis, Retinal

Vitrectomy in Uveitis

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph (PDF)

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease


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Wegener's Granulomtosis

White Dot Syndromes

  • UveitisSociety.org Monograph In Preparation

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Zoster (See Herpes Zoster)

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